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Politics

Former top official refutes accusations of political interference

The former principal secretary to the prime minister insists there was no intention to pressure the attorney general on the issue of whether to pursue criminal charges against engineering giant SNC-Lavalin. Gerald Butts was called to testify before the justice» 

Society

Trudeau denounces hatred on anniversary of mosque attack

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement on this, the second anniversary of the shooting at a Quebec City mosque that killed six people and injured 19 others. “Islamophobia, hate, and discrimination have no place here or anywhere. We» 

International, Politics

Canada’s Prime Minister losing popularity at home

Polls have become an important tool for politicians, and although popularity polls are not always an indication of what will happen come election time, they are still widely used. The latest popularity poll shows Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slipping» 

International, Politics, Society

Chronicles of a former Prime Minister

Rt.Hon. Jean Chretien recounts (video below) He entered politics as a young fresh lawyer, and went on to a decades long career, including ten years as Prime Minister of Canada. Imagine you’re invited to a dinner together, and after a» 

Arts and Entertainment, Politics, Society

Being Prime Minister: what are they like as people?

Leaders lives behind the scenes. In public life, our leaders often put on a “public face”, but what are they like when the microphones and cameras aren’t there? That’s the premise of a new book  called On Being Prime Minister» 

Politics

Canada’s political leaders, not so popular

Canada’s political leaders were undoubtedly all elected by a majority of voters with hope for the future. It seems that hope and approval fades fairly quickly in Canada according to a new survey by the Angus Reid polling agency. Canada’s» 

Prime Minister Trudeau’s India trip, not playing so well

Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and his family are on a government sponsored trip to India. He was already facing some criticism back-home for the very light business side of the trip which has been seen by many as a» 

Society

Decade for People of African Descent recognized by Canada

On the eve of Black History Month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the government will officially recognize the International Decade for People of African Descent, as declared by the United Nations. The decade spans 2015 to 2024. Three» 

Politics, Society

Ethics watchdog in a conflict of interest?

Canada’s ethics commissioner, Mary Dawson, must divulge whether she is asking the prime minister to appoint her for another term, says Duff Conacher, co-founder of the advocacy group Democracy Watch. He says, she may be in a conflict of interest» 

International, Politics

Worrisome photo as terror suspect poses beside Prime Minister

Many very serious questions are being raised about a mobile phone”selfie” in which a Canadian man suspected of involvement with middle-eastern terrorists, took a photo standing beside Prime Minister Trudeau. The incident took place in 2015 at a Montreal public»